Town of Hackleburg

Petition starts for Hackleburg’s wet/dry vote

The Town of Hackleburg is in the process of gathering a petition whether or not to vote to go wet to sell alcohol or remain dry.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HACKLEBURG — Just weeks after Bear Creek voted no on selling alcohol within their city limits, the Town of Hackleburg is taking signatures on a petition for the same vote.
Currently, Hackleburg is what’s known as a dry town, leaving businesses unable to legally sell alcohol within the limits of the town.

Hackleburg considers dedicated EMS for area

Hackleburg is considering their options for a dedicated ambulance service.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HACKLEBURG — The Town of Hackleburg may soon be looking to have its own dedicated ambulance service serving the area. Mayor Darryl Colburn spoke with the Journal Record, stating that, while no official discussions have taken place, the town is considering looking at options to better emergency services for residents in the northside of Marion County.

Hackleburg water tower restoration begins

Omaha, Nebraska-based painting crew Viking Painting begins work on restoring Hackleburg’s water towers.

By Louis Mellini Staff writer

Hackleburg began its water tower restoration project on Thursday, Jan. 13, starting with the water tower located right behind the Hackleburg Market grocery store.

Crews began work early in the morning washing and painting the water tower and will continue to restore Hackleburg's water towers.

At the end of last year, Hackleburg, using their $300,000 American Rescue Act funds, began the project after failing inspections on two out of three of their water towers in the previous year.

Wrestling event to feature ‘Action’ Mike Jackson in Hackleburg

HACKLEBURG - Central Championship wrestling will present Star Wars-2019, a professional wrestling spectacle at the Hackleburg Recreation Center on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Four matches will take place that will feature such stars as Johnny Swinger, “Action” Mike Jackson, “Hotshot” Bubba Cagle, Mexican Superstar Antonio Garza, Ultimate Dragon, “The King” Cody Windham, and The America Brawlers.